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Nell Thorn Restaurant & Bar

116 1st St, La Conner, WA 98257
+1 360-466-4261
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“polenta” (24 reviews)
“salad” (56 reviews)
“potstickers” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 1st St, La Conner, WA 98257
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The title of this review pretty much sums it up - the food is good, the decor is country-comfy, the waterside location a bonus, and the service was excellent. Salads were ample, the crab cakes were very crabby, although a touch bland. Our server was...More

Thank gettingandspending
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I went to Nell Thorn’s while visiting La Conner and we were blown away by the food. We started with the Crispy Polenta w/ shiitake gorgonzola cream sauce. OMG it was delicious! My friend said she didn’t like blue cheese, but to...More

Thank VancouverClucky
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ordered mussels and before we even tried one we could smell that they were bad. And I mean they were nasty! You could smell them a mile away and this is something they should have noticed in the kitchen. Needless to say we did...More

Thank PamelaShamela
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here on a Tuesday night, while staying at the Wild Iris Inn. The decor was lovely and the food superb. My daughter had the crab pasta and I had the seafood stew and the house salad. Generous portions and the main courses...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

I tried to make a reservation by their website & then by phone & no response so we decided to just go there since it was late afternoon. They returned my call about the same time we were seated. A bit late. It seems to...More

Thank milehidi
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This restaurant has lovely views of the waterfront. It was peaceful and the food was delicious. Service was friendly and fast. I always enjoy a “white tablecloth” experience.

Thank JaniceinClarksville
Reviewed 22 February 2018

On a Sunday evening we were celebrating our anniversary and that of our daughter and son-in-law. This was a good place to do it. Our server was experienced and did a good job although we thought she wasn't all that welcoming when she first approached...More

Thank Polytechnic
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Best surf & turf + calamari my boyfriend and I have ever had! Farm fresh, local produce that is posted for every one to see. You can taste the love they put in to the meals. The staff was friendly and efficient during the busy...More

Thank King_Kar1993
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Such a treat! A beautiful sunny day to enjoy the views. I had the ploughman and my husband had the fish and chips. He loved the batter on the fish! Fries were delish with sriacha ketchup. The ploughman came with a bowl of soup, salad...More

Thank sjgm1
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I had heard some good things about this place and actually stopped by once without a reservation. This last time traveling through from BC we decided to reserve a table and give it a go. To be fair, the decor and location on the water...More

Thank FromPortlandOregon
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Michael K
8 November 2015|
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Response from slbebee58643 | Reviewed this property |
It has been awhile since we ate there. We did not have soup.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 1st St, La Conner, WA 98257
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  La Conner
  • Phone Number: +1 360-466-4261
  • E-mail
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